Che Ti Dice La Patria?

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"Che ti dice la Patria?"
AuthorErnest Hemingway
Original title"Che ti dice la Patria?"
TranslatorWhat does the father-land tell you?
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Genre(s)short story
Published inMen Without Women
Publication typeshort story collection
Publication date1927

"Che ti dice la Patria?" is a short story by American author Ernest Hemingway set in Italy. The Italian title may be translated as "What does the homeland say?"

Publication[edit]

This story was first published in The New Republic (May 18, 1927), under the title "Italy – 1927. Under the new title the story was included, later that year, in the collection Men Without Women.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

The story is about a journey near Savona, two years after Benito Mussolini became dictator of Italy. The story records a journey marked by "ten days of disappointing weather, unpleasant interactions with the locals, and bad food". It is Hemingway's "scathing attack on Fascism".[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sanderson, Rena (2005). "Introduction". In Sanderson, Rena (ed.). Hemingway's Italy : new perspectives (Hardcover) (1st ed.). Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. p. 17. ISBN 9780807131138.